Avocado and Cucumber Sandwich with Herbed Cream Cheese

Author: La Crema Culinary Team
  • Prep Time: 30 mins 
  • Total Time: 30 mins 
  • Serves: 3-4 
  • Wine Pairing: La Crema Saralee's Vineyard Chardonnay

Ingredients
  • 1 large baguette
  • 1 package of whipped cream cheese
  • 1 bunch of dill
  • 1 small lemon
  • 1 english cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 ripe avocados, thinly sliced
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Preparation 
  • Slice the baguette into 4-5 equal sized pieces. Cut each piece in half from top to bottom, making sure not to cut all the way through the bread; set aside.
  • In a medium bowl add the cream cheese, 3 tablespoons of finely chopped dill (or more if desired), and a light squeeze of lemon juice; mix to combine. Taste, and add extra lemon juice if needed, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Spread desired amount of herbed cream cheese onto each sandwich followed by a layer of cucumber and avocado slices. Garnish the sandwiches with a bit of extra dill and a light drizzle of olive oil.

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